Ian Eagle enters his eighth year as play-by-play announcer for Westwood One’s Thursday Night NFL Football coverage. During that span, Eagle has also called the action for Westwood One’s coverage of the SEC Basketball Championship and the Regional Semi-Finals and Finals of the NCAA Tournament.
Eagle is primarily known for his work with CBS Sports, where he has called NFL games, NCAA basketball games and U.S. Open tennis. He also serves as an announcer for the Tennis Channel’s coverage of the French Open.
Eagle has also served as the play-by-play announcer for New Jersey Nets television broadcasts since 1995, moving with the NBA franchise to Brooklyn prior to the 2012-13 season. He was the play-by-play radio voice for the New York Jets in 1997 and hosted Jets pre- and post-game shows on WFAN from 1993 to 1996. Eagle was awarded the Bob Costas Award for Outstanding Sportscasting while attending Syracuse University.
Ian Eagle's Posts
FOXBORO, MA – For a record sixth consecutive season, the New England Patriots are headed to the AFC Championship Game after defeating the Houston Texans 34-16. Dion Lewis became the first player in NFL postseason history to…Read More »
HOUSTON, TX – Brock Osweiler threw a touchdown pass and rushed for another as the Houston Texans defeated the Oakland Raiders 27-14 in an AFC Wild Card game on Saturday. The Texans will face either the Chiefs or the Patriots in the next round, depending on the result of Sunday’s Steelers-Dolphins…Read More »
PITTSBURGH, PA – Ben Roethlisberger found Antonio Brown, who stretched the ball across the goal line, as the Pittsburgh Steelers won the AFC North with a 31-27 victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Christmas Day. The loss knocked Baltimore out of playoff contention. Ian Eagle and Ross Tucker called the action…Read More »
KANSAS CITY, MO – Tyreek Hill had a touchdown reception and returned a punt for a score as the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Oakland Raiders 21-13 on Thursday night. The Chiefs and Raiders now have identical 10-3 records, but Kansas City owns the tiebreaker courtesy of a season sweepover…Read More »
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Dez Bryant had a touchdown reception and Ezekiel Elliott added a touchdown run as the Dallas Cowboys defeated the Minnesota Vikings 17-15 on Thursday night. Minnesota had a chance to tie the game late, but Sam Bradford’s pass on a two-point conversion attempt sailed high. Replays showed…Read More »
CHARLOTTE, NC – For the second time in five days the Carolina Panthers took control of a game early and raced to a big lead, but the ending was very different this time around in a 23-20 win over the New Orleans Saints. After blowing a 17-point lead and losing…Read More »
BALTIMORE, MD – Joe Flacco threw three touchdown passes after halftime as the Baltimore Ravens defeated the Cleveland Browns 28-7 on Thursday night. Cleveland led 7-6 at the half, but Baltimore scored 22 unanswered after the break. Ian Eagle and Tony Boselli called the action on Westwood One.Read More »
TAMPA, FL – Matt Ryan had four touchdown passes as the Atlanta Falcons beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 43-28 on Thursday night. Ian Eagle and Tony Boselli called the action on Westwood One.Read More »